Course curriculum

  • 1

    Week 1: Balfour Beatty: What we do

    • Getting to know you

    • Balfour Beatty: What we do

    • Live TEAMS event - Monday 22 February 2021 - Introduction to virtual work experience programme

    • Activity 1 - Research task: Understanding more about Balfour Beatty and career pathways within the construction industry

    • Health & Safety video for deliveries and visitors to site - National Treatment Centre - Inverness - January 2021

    • Industry Video: An introduction to the Construction Industry

    • Live Teams event - Wednesday 24 February - Q&A with Balfour Beatty graduate

    • Week 1 - Activity - Upload your Health & Safety risk assessment activity

    • Expert video - Virtual Reality

    • Recording of TEAMS event - Friday 26 February 2021 - Summary of Week 1

    • Week 1 - My reflections and learning this week

  • 2

    Week 2: Finance & Scottish Apprentice Week 2021

    • An apprentices story - Ella - March 2021

    • Budget Bingo Sheet - for LIVE event (09:30am) - Monday 1 March

    • Live TEAMS event - Monday 1 March 2021

    • Week 2 - Activity sheet - Finance challenge

    • Week 2 - Assignment - Finance

    • Planning construction in the digital world

    • Live TEAMS event - Friday 5 March 2021

    • Week 2 - My reflections and learning this week

  • 3

    Week 3: Environment and Sustainability

    • Live TEAMS event - Monday 8 March 2021

    • Expert Video - BIM

    • Assignment 3 - Environment

    • Managing construction logistics on one of UK's busiest motorways

    • Live TEAMS event - Friday 12 March 2021

    • Week 3 - My reflections and learning this week

  • 4

    Week 4: Civil Engineering Challenge - Stockingfield Bridge

    • Stockingfied bridge - From dawn to Dusk - Scottish Canals

    • Live TEAMS event - Monday 15 March 2021 - Stockingfied bridge project team

    • Week 4 - Civil Engineering challenge

    • Live TEAMS event - Friday 19 March 2021

    • Week 4 - My reflections and learning this week

  • 5

    Week 5: Community Engagement

    • LIVE TEAMS event - Monday 22 March 2021

    • Week 5 - Assignment - Community Engagement

    • LIVE Teams event - Friday 4 December - Next steps and Balfour Beatty apprenticeships

    • Preparing for Interviews - Video - Hints and Tips for the future

    • STAR technique - Balfour Beatty - Downloadable Interview tips

    • Balfour Beatty - Downloadable resources - Applying for future roles and hints & tips to make your application stand out

  • 6

    Evaluation: All pupils to complete

    • Participant Feedback